Welcome to Daido Traditional Karate Leeds


Andrei Sprinceana Sensei, 4th Dan Shotokan

Andrei Sensei is the Chief Instructor and the founder of Daido Traditional Karate Club. Andrei began training karate in 1997 with Kaminare Karate Club under Marian Bejenaru sensei 6th Dan, with regular visits by Ilija Jorga sensei 10th Dan Fudokan Karate. From 2001 till 2015 Andrei was a student of Dan Stuparu sensei, 8th Dan and president of Romanian Traditional Karate Federation. From 2015 Andrei is a student of Masao Kawasoe Sensei 8th Dan JKA and chief instructor JKA WF England.

Andrei is a qualified traditional karate instructor with the JKA WF England and TKFGB. 

Through his regular training with JKA instructors,international traditional karate instructors at various seminars, Andrei’s aim is to bring traditional karate taught at the seminars around the world, which he visits annually, to students in Leeds.

Our Dojo is affiliated to JKA WF England.

Our club is runned on a not for profit basis by volunteers.

Our club members are taking part regularly  to national and international seminars with JKA senior instructors from JKA Japan HQ.

Our dojo organizes regular gradings through the year, where students are evaluated to make sure they are following and progress to the highest standards of Karate.

What we DO?

Our aim is to promote the Traditional Karate Shotokan at the highest and purest standards of art. 

Our class is a not for profit  activity where we are gathering to share the same goals and values "Shotokan Karate".


Where we ARE?

Our training sessions are held every Monday at Swinnow Community Centre from 6.30PM to 8PM.

Location: Swinnow Community Centre, LS13 4RF, Pudsey,LEEDS.

For more details contact : 07466 895 104



Kawasoe Sensei Seminar Halifax 25 February 2024